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Brazil Consumer Expenditure Survey 1995-1996


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Pesquisa de Orçamentos Familiares 1995-1996
Brazil (BRA)
Bahia, Ceará, Distrito Federal, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Pará, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/1995 - 09/1996
Series or system 
Brazil Consumer Expenditure Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Urban only

This survey, abbreviated as POF, covers the metropolitan areas of Belém, Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador, Belo Horizante, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, and the cities of Brasilia and Goiânia. Data on expenditures, income, housing, and household demographics were obtained through an expenditure diary, household expenditure and income questionnaires, individual expenditure and income questionnaires, and a short housing and household roster questionnaire. The microdata are broken down by geographic area.

Suggested citation 

Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Brazil Consumer Expenditure Survey 1995-1996. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).